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Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force

 of the United States Army

 for the Years 1861,  ’62, ’63, ’64, ’65.


Part VI.


Indiana – Illinois


Published by Order of the Secretary of War,

in Compliance with the Joint Resolution of the Senate

and House of Representatives, approved  March 2, 1865.


Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, August 31, 1865, pp. 1-2.



Indiana Light Artillery.


Independent Batteries. 


Fifth Battery.



(This battery was organized at Indianapolis, Ind.,

November 22, 1861, to serve three years.


The original members (except veterans) were mustered out November 26, 1864,

by reason of expiration of term of service, and the veterans

and recruits transferred to the 7th Indiana battery.)


(The official list of battles in which this battery

bore an honorable part is not yet published in orders.)






 Alfred Morrison

1 Aug., 64



First Lieutenant.


 George H. Briggs

16 Nov., 63



Second Lieutenants.


Jacob F. Ellison

1 July, 63


Daniel H. Chandler

1 July, 64






Resigned, (3.)


 First Lieut. Henry Rankin

September 9, 1863.


Second Lieut. Gordon Simons

November 30, 1862.


Second Lieut. Mundy Allen

April 20, 1863.



Died, (1.)


Captain Peter Simonson

Killed in action near Marietta, Ga., June 16, 1864.






This roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of muster out.


Information obtained at the National Archives, Washington, DC


Contributed by:  Mark Anderson


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